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Nadia Calvino
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Spain unveils aid package for people and businesses hit by coronavirus crisis

The Spanish government approved a €700 million aid package of economic and social measures to assist those affected by the almost total shutdown of the economy amid the coronavirus crisis.  The new measures include the suspension of evictions of vulnerable households for six months. The measure is set to cover people who are unable to meet […]

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Deliveroo gives 500,000 free meals to NHS workers fighting coronavirus

Deliveroo drivers will take free food to hospitals (Picture: Getty) Deliveroo is delivering 500,000 free meals to NHS workers to thank them for their hard work during the coronavirus crisis. The delivery platform has teamed up with restaurants to offer free food for frontline workers. They’ve asking restaurants to give free foods, which they will […]

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‘They are completely intertwined’: Tentative signs of recovery in China help some Canadian companies weather COVID-19 storm

One night in late January, Canadian Jacob Cooke found himself in Jiangsu province in China, desperately trying to find seats on a plane leaving the country and promising his brother, Joseph, he’d make it to Vancouver. For more than a decade, they had run a business called WPIC Marketing + Technologies with an ocean between […]

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€4.1 billion can still be mobilized in EU Budget to tackle #Coronavirus crisis  

Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the first coronavirus measures during the extraordinary plenary session on 26 March, Siegfried Muresan MEP, the European People’s Party (EPP) vice president and EPP Group vice chairman responsible for EU Budget, proposed to mobilize additional €4.1 billion in the EU Budget. “Unprecedented times require unprecedented actions. The EPP […]

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COVID-19: Côte-St-Luc mayor tells synagogue-goers to self-isolate

Côte-St-Luc Mayor Mitchell Brownstein is urging all residents who attended synagogue in the two weeks prior to the shuttering of congregations throughout the municipality last Thursday to self-isolate for 14 days. The west-end municipality has more places of worship than any city of comparable size in Quebec, including five major synagogue congregations and several smaller […]

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Cheryl Gibson
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Edmonton swimmer reflects on missing 1980 Olympics as COVID-19 potentially threatens 2020 Games – Edmonton

The International Olympic Committee seems adamant that the 2020 Summer Olympics will go ahead in Japan. However, with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, things are changing on a daily basis, so there’s no doubt the Games will remain up in the air for the next few weeks. READ MORE: Tokyo Olympics torch ceremony downsized over COVID-19 […]

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Charles Michel
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Michel EU Council President calls for second online summit on COVID-19

Charles Michel, EU Council President has called for another EU summit on Coronavirus response, to be held on Tuesday, March 17, through videoconference. “Containing the spread of the virus, providing sufficient medical equipment, boosting research and limiting the economic fallout is the key,” Michel tweeted. EU27 leaders held a virtual summit last week, during which, […]

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New study suggests coronavirus can live in patients for five weeks after contagion

Patients with the new coronavirus keep the pathogen in their respiratory tract for as long as 37 days, a new study found, suggesting they could remain infectious for many weeks. In yet another sign of how difficult the pandemic may be to contain, doctors in China detected the virus’s RNA in respiratory samples from survivors […]

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The Toronto Stock Exchange just had its worst day since 1940. Yes, that’s 80 years

Canadian stocks suffered one of their worst days in decades on Thursday, plunging by more than 12 per cent amid a steady stream of negative headlines connected to the new coronavirus. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell by 12.34 per cent, or more than 1,760 points, as the chief benchmark for Canadian stocks finished at an […]

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